The teaser trailer to "The Spirit", the action adventure film by the widely recognized comic creator Frank Miller, has hit the cyber world. Following the release of its poster earlier, the one-minute length footage has reportedly been released by Lions Gate Films and was posted firstly by MTV Movies Blog.
Taking the noir's tone of "Sin City", the compilation of clips exposes the footage in black and white with the contrast color of red. Opened with a shot of a band of cats wandering in and out a circling light, the teaser continues by showing a man wearing only a pair of shorts walks through the spotlight. Then, it is shown that he receives a phone call and quickly put on his shirt and red tie. He then wears his long coat and hat, before seen running on a wire connecting buildings' rooftop.
Though the teaser has yet to reveal what the movie is all about, it still gives out the sense of where the film will go. Starring Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson and Eva Mendes among others, the comic adaptation film follows the story of "a former rookie cop who returns mysteriously from the dead as the SPIRIT (Gabriel Macht) to fight crime from the shadows of Central City". The film will get its theatrical release on January 16, 2009. In the meantime, the teaser can be enjoyed below or on its trailer page at AceShowbiz.
"The Spirit" Teaser Trailer: